Monique Amado

Monique Amado

Screenwriter, Actor
Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Singer, Songwriter, Voice Actor, Voice Artist, Author, Dancer, Music Composer, Subtitler, Translator and Musician

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February 2017
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About Monique

Berlin-born American writer/actor/director/musician. Stage, film, and voice-over actor. Write, compose and perform my own songs on piano with vocals. Wrote and directed award winning drama short 'Someone Understands'. Adapted my children's book 'Oggleswog the Dragon' into a feature length screenplay which has placed in top 10% with ScreenCraft & Scriptapalooza. Short script 'Good Sam' was shortlisted with HollyShorts Screenplay Contest. I'm also a life coach to serious artists and entrepreneurs who are committed to their dreams and goals.

Unique traits: Large, green-blue eyes. Speak both English & German as native tongue.

Loglines

  • Oggleswog the Dragon

    Oggleswog the Dragon Adventure Family Fantasy In a year of green roses, a fearful, wingless dragon encounters a compassionate young girl and is transformed when the girl's selfless courage leads to the release of a magical power hidden in the roses. 

  • Someone Understands

    Someone Understands Independent Drama Two elderly women face the loneliness and exclusion of a world that no longer values or needs them. They encounter one another and are given a glimmer of hope that they are not completely invisible or disconnected.

Credits

  • The Pastor's Wife

    The Pastor's Wife (2019 - 2020)
    Film by SVG Productions (Drama) Actor A woman married to a overly busy pastor feels neglected and makes a choice that she must come to grips with to restore peace to herself and those she loves.

  • Father's Daze

    Father's Daze (2019 - 2020)
    Voice-over by Brian Becker (Drama) German au Pair Inspired by true events in 1994, Father'sDaze exposes the additional pressures exerted by the Child Support Agency on one family dealing with the consequences of marital breakdown.

  • Prisoner of Hope

    Prisoner of Hope (2019)
    Drama (Crime, Drama and Family) Screenwriter Based on a true story, a heroic tale of one man's experiences of hell on earth and his courage to survive against impossible odds with the support of his loyal family.

  • Water Backpack Paul

    Water Backpack Paul (2018)
    Voice-over by Nur Film Group (Documentary) Narration Short documentary about German Professor Franz Berndt Frechen's humanitarian invention called Wasserrucksack Paul (water backpack Paul) which helps supply much-needed clean water to people in remote parts of the world.

  • Good Sammie

    Good Sammie (2018)
    Drama (Drama and Short) Screenwriter A transgender woman is the good samaritan who holds her own in the face of judgmentalism and finds unexpected friendship with a gentle pastor, an accepting little boy, and a homeless man.

  • Someone Understands

    Someone Understands (2017)
    Film (short) by Monique Amado (Drama and Short) Screenwriter, Director Two elderly women face the loneliness and exclusion of a world that no longer values or needs them. In a brief encounter with one another, they are given the chance to come out of isolation.

  • Close to Joy

    Close to Joy (2017)
    Film (short) (Drama and Short) Screenwriter A man who struggles with gender identity feels lost amidst influences trying to pull him in opposite directions. Through the eyes of a gentle barista, he starts to see and accept himself for the first time.

  • Princess & Paul

    Princess & Paul (2017)
    (Drama) Screenwriter A once successful musician learns she has a tumor and struggles to survive in the midst of marriage to a self-obsessed artist & a choice of whether to reveal to him her secret -- that she only has weeks to live.

  • Reginald

    Reginald (2017)
    (Drama and Romance) Screenwriter A reclusive author suffering from writer’s block thinks he will go to his grave unmarried until he meets his new agent, an alluring woman with a past who avoids relationships more than he does.

  • Oggleswog the Dragon

    Oggleswog the Dragon (2016)
    (Family and Fantasy) Screenwriter In a year of Green Roses, a brave and compassionate young girl encounters an abandoned and wingless dragon. The dragon is transformed due to a selfless act of courage by the girl which releases the magical power of the roses.

  • If It's a Boy

    If It's a Boy (2014)
    Film (short) by Berlin Film Folks (Drama and Short) Actor A middle aged couple who are about to have a baby must come to grips with the fact that the father may not be the "father."

  • Berlin Junction

    Berlin Junction (2013)
    Film by Ex Film Studio / Xavier Agudo (Drama and Romance) Actor Jos Bakker, a Dutch painter living in Berlin, is on a crossroads in his life. He needs to make a decision, either hold onto his freedom and his unattached way of life, or settle down and create a family with the woman he loves.

  • The Ordinary Radicals

    The Ordinary Radicals (2008)
    Music by Dir. Jamie Moffett Composer In the margins of the United States, there lives a revolutionary Christianity. One with a quiet disposition that seeks to do "small things with great love," and in so doing is breaking 21st Century stereotypes surrounding this 2000 year old faith.

Awards

  • Coverfly Red List - Family Genre - Oggleswog the Dragon
    (2019)

  • HollyShorts Screenplay Contest - Quarter Finalist - Good Sam
    (2019)

  • White Unicorn International Film Festival - Winner Silent Film - Someone Understands
    (2019)

  • Kids First! Film Festival - Official Selection - Oggleswog the Dragon
    (2019)

  • Coverfly Red List - Family Genre - Oggleswog the Dragon
    (2018)

  • ScreenCraft Family Screenplay Contest - Semi Finalist - Oggleswog the Dragon
    (2018)

  • ScreenCraft Family Screenplay Contest - Semi Finalist - Oggleswog the Dragon
    (2017)

  • Scriptapalooza Screenplay Contest - Quarter Finalist - Oggleswog the Dragon
    (2017)

  • Los Angeles CineFest - Semi Finalist - Oggleswog the Dragon
    (2017)

  • Film Daily Screenwriting Contest - Semi Finalist - Close to Joy
    (2017)

  • Berlin Flash Film Festival - Official Selection - Someone Understands
    (2017)

  • Hollywood Screenplay Contest - Finalist - Oggleswog the Dragon
    (2017)

  • ScreenCraft Family Screenplay Contest - Quarter Finalist - Oggleswog the Dragon
    (2016)

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